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Professional Development Programme - Workshops

The Workshop Programme for 2019 is evolving as we go this year.  Don't forget if you want to propose a workshop email Margaret and we'll see what we can do to assist

You are also invited to purchase two prior ASSBI Workshops as MP4 video files, see below for these


Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) for Individuals with ABI in Community-based Rehabilitation/Therapeutic Settings

This full day training workshop is being presented by Dr Alinka Fisher

This workshop is available to attend live in Adelaide, Zoom in live from anywhere and buy MP4 to watch on demand later. Can be accessed from Australia or anywhere else in the World

Synopsis of workshop:

Positive behaviour support (PBS) is the recommended framework for addressing challenging behaviours and improving the quality of life of individuals with brain injury, with a number of intervention experiments demonstrating its effectiveness with this population. However, it seems the foundations of PBS are often misunderstood, which could result in interventions that are not consistent with its theory and practices. The purpose of this session is to provide a clear outline of the PBS framework, and discuss this in the context of community-based support following brain injury.

This workshop is aimed at:

Allied health professionals (e.g., OTs, Speech Pathologists, Psychologists, Developmental Educators, Social Workers), GPs, support staff and families who want to learn more about PBS and its application in community-based rehabilitation/therapeutic settings.

Learning objectives:

  • To gain a basic understanding of a PBS framework for supporting individuals with ABI
  • To consider the relevance and applications of PBS in community-based rehabilitation/therapeutic settings.
There is a separate price for Attending in Person, Zooming In (buying he MP4) - COSTS                                                                                REGISTER HERE                                           

An evidence-based intervention for activities of daily living skill retraining

This full day training workshop was presented by Dr Jessica Trevena-Peters, Prof Jennie Ponsford and Dr Adam McKay

If you missed this workshop the first time around and would like to access it please email Margaret. A manual has also been produced which stands alone and also compliments this workshop. It can be bought for $155 (or at a discount when you purchase the workshop).
Click here to purchase the manual


The nature and treatment of sleep disturbance and fatigue following brain injury

This full day workshop was presented by Prof Jennie Ponsford, Dr Adam McKay and Dr Dana Wong

If you missed this workshop the first time around and would like to access it please email Margaret.

Contacts

e: admin@assbi.com.au
t: +61 (0)425 220622

PO Box 64, 
Randwick
NSW 2031
Australia

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